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Thursday, October 11, 2007

TODAY: Celebrate John Peel Day with Altrok Radio

John Peel Day

BBC Radio 1 have declared October 11 as John Peel Day; once again, they've asked anyone who'd like to participate to go ahead and do so - and, as you see above, made the day's logo available for anyone to use that wants to...

Responses have been fantastic, and so here's what we have lined up for you:

- A full hour of recollections and associated tracks provided by Marcelle Van Der Hoof, on a special edition of her acclaimed show, "Another Nice Mess".

- Classic Peel session tracks

- Classic tracks that Peel championed

- New tracks that, for lack of a better term, "kinda fit",

- New sessions from The Pocket Gods, Persil and Rubicks.

- And, of course, a few snippets of the voice of The Man Himself, who was once nice enough to mention Altrok Radio, a debt we'll never get tired of repaying.

Our schedule (all times Eastern US Time, and all times approximate):

11:30am-1:30pm - The Altrok Radio FM Showcase (Not specifically Peel oriented, but not bad at all, either...)
1:30pm-2:00pm - John Peel Day celebration (with session tracks from The Pocket Gods and Rubicks)
2:00pm-3:00pm - Another Nice Mess special with Marcelle Van Der Hoof
3:00pm-5:30pm - John Peel Day continues (with session tracks from Persil, Rubicks and The Pocket Gods throughout)
5:30-6:00 - Repeat of 1:30 Peel Day Show
6:00-7:00 - Repeat of Another Nice Mess
7:00-9:00 - Repeat of (much of) the 3:00pm Peel Day Show

(11:30am schedule repeats beginning at 9pm.)

We'll see you there.


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